|''The $64,000 Question'' - 5 June 1956|
Most 1950s game shows weren't rigged. This one was rigged, though. A silly, over-the-top show. Contains original 1950s commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Game show; Bad television; Rigged; Controversial
|''The Beulah Show'' - Second Wedding|
This episode had been uploaded before (see: "The Advice Columnist"), but with lower picture quality. This 1950s sitcom was about an African-American domestic named "Beulah", working for her white employers. The show was controversial even at the time, interestingly enough. This episode stars the great Louise Beavers. Stereotypical, and the writing is cliche and weak, but it could be worse. Much worse...
Keywords: Classic TV; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Television; controversial; Stereotypes; Louise Beavers; The Beulah Show
|'The Beulah Show' - The Waltz|
'The Beulah Show' was the first TV series to feature an African American woman in the lead role. This episode is called "The Waltz". The show starred Hattie McDaniel. It's commonly believed that most episodes of this show were destroyed. The show was controversial for claims of "racial stereotyping", though to be honest, I could think of plenty of shows that did the same thing years later without complaint.
Keywords: Classic TV; African American; Controversial; Maid; Retro; 50's; 1950's; Fifties
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